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Acrocephalosyndactyly type I

Introduction: Acrocephalosyndactyly type I

Description of Acrocephalosyndactyly type I

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I (medical condition): A rare condition characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the...more »

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Apert syndrome:
  »Introduction: Apert syndrome
  »Symptoms of Apert syndrome
  »Treatments for Apert syndrome

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Acrocephalosyndactyly type I:

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acrocephalosyndactyly type I, or a subtype of Acrocephalosyndactyly type I, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I as a Disease

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: Another name for Apert syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Apert syndrome
  »Symptoms of Apert syndrome
  »Treatments for Apert syndrome

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: Related Diseases

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: Acrocephalosyndactyly type I is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Acrocephalosyndactyly type I (Apert syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Acrocephalosyndactyly type I incude:

  • Partially or totally joined fingers
  • Partially or totally joined toes
  • Premature joining of bones in the head
  • Growth disturbance in the skull
  • Long-shaped head

Treatments for Acrocephalosyndactyly type I (Apert syndrome)

Treatments for Acrocephalosyndactyly type I (Apert syndrome) include:

  • Surgery may be needed to prevent premature skull bone fusion from causing damage to the brain. Surgery is also needed to separate the fused fingers and toes and to correct any other defects if they become a problem. Orthodontic work is also often required. Other treatments are advised as symptoms develop

Treatment of Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: For more treatment information about Acrocephalosyndactyly type I, see treatment of Apert syndrome (Acrocephalosyndactyly type I)

Acrocephalosyndactyly type I: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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